The passage threshold that an amendment will need to receive from voters to successfully amend the Ohio state Constitution under a proposed, controversial measure; currently just 50 percent plus one is needed to pass.
The measure, passed by 62 Republican House members on Wednesday, May 10, could be put to a vote in an August special election. The new requirement would also require petition signatures from all 88 counties, whereas petitioners currently only have to collect signatures in 44 counties.
(Statehouse News Bureau — May 11, 2023)
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